Advance voting for the Nov. 4 General Election is available today and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Columbia County Board of Elections Office, at Patriots Park and Savannah Rapids Pavilion. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
Fair to open
The Columbia County Merchants Association Fall Fair will open at 5 p.m. Thursday through Nov. 8 at the fairgrounds on Columbia Road. For information, call the fair hotline at (706) 210-3603, or go to www.columbiacountyfair.net.
Columbia County Community events is seeking area businesses to join in the "Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat" Halloween event, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Patriots Park. There is no charge to participate. For information, call (706) 312-7192.
The Ladies Auxiliary and VFW Post 6445 in Harlem, at 6423 Wrightsboro Road, will hold an adult Halloween party at 6 p.m. Friday, with a prize for best costume. Tickets cost $3 per person, $5 for couples. All proceeds help area veterans. For information, call (706) 556-9194.
Trunk or Treat
Powell Baptist Church, at 1577 Old Appling Harlem Highway, will hold trunk or treat from 7-9 p.m. Friday. For information, call (706) 556-3771.
Mosaic United Methodist Church will hold Hallelujah Night from 6-8 p.m. Friday with food, games and trunk or treat. Friendly costumes are welcome, with Biblical costumes encouraged. For information, call (706) 863-0627.
American Legion Riders Post 178 of Augusta is seeking sponsors for the Roaring Thunder 2008 ride Saturday to support the Fort Gordon Army Fisher House. For information, go to www.roaringthunder2008.com.
Pet rescue events
Happy Tails Rescue will hold a Treasures and Trinkets sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 8 in the parking lot of Superpetz on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez, along with a "doggie diner" with grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, and homemade dog treats. All proceeds benefit the animal rescue organization. To donate items for the sale, call Marcy at (706) 284-8974, or Grace at (706) 830-3988.
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